Cozumel Travel Guide


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Plan Your Cozumel Vacation

It's not another Cancún yet, but Cozumel's days as a rustic divers' hangout are history. Whether arriving by plane or at the island's gleaming ferry terminal, visitors soon realize there's nothing deserted about this island.


Cozumel Hotels

You can book most Cozumel hotels online, but if your chosen hotel uses a booking agency, such as, it's a good idea to shop around online... read more


Cozumel Restaurants

At first glance, the food scene here is tourist-typical: fresh seafood, American beach-shack standards, and a rainbow of... read more

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Cozumel Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Cozumel

    Dive one of the world's great reefs: A rainbow of tropical fish, living coral, and other underwater creatures illuminates the... Read more

  • Cozumel's Best Beaches

    Cozumel's irresistible aquamarine sea is easy to access from most of the coastline. Calm water laps soft sand beaches, tropical fish swim... Read more

  • Cozumel's History

    Cozumel's name is believed to have come from the Mayan "Ah-Cuzamil-Peten" ("Land of the Swallows"). For the Maya, who lived here... Read more

  • Island Dining

    There's no shortage of dining choices on Cozumel, where restaurateurs from Mexico, the U.S. and Europe bring every visitor a taste of... Read more

  • A Ceremonial Dance

    Women regally dressed in embroidered, lace-trimmed dresses and men in their best guayabera shirts carry festooned trays on their heads... Read more

  • The Quieter Cozumel

    Blazing-white cruise ships parade in and out of Cozumel like a regatta of floating apartment buildings. There's at least one on the... Read more


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